5 Things To Do This Weekend in Cape Coral

Cinco de Mayo, Kentucky Derby, movies, music, water safety and more!

Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Cape Coral:


Friday:  Join Cape Vineyard Community Church for their FREE Movie & Concessions.  This time, watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi!* Invite your family and friends! Everybody is invited! FREE Movie, FREE Hot Dogs, FREE Popcorn, FREE Candy, FREE Drinks & FREE Prizes! Food is served at 6:30 pm, Showtime is 7:00 pm.

Water Safety Day

Saturday:  The 7th Annual Water Safety Day is hosted by the Cape Coral Police Department, Fire Department, and Parks and Recreation from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Yacht Club Beach Pavilion. This FREE, family-friendly event is chock full of demonstrations, games, and contests for kids of all ages to help them (and their parents) learn more about safety in and around the water. Gulf Coast Kayaking will be doing a kayak self-rescue demonstration and the Fire Department will do a Fire Boat Demo, plus there will be a chance to win 8 free child swim lessons at the Yacht Club Pool. There will also be DOOR PRIZES and a POSTER CONTEST! Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call the Yacht Club at 239-574-0806.

Cinco De Derby

Saturday:  Ladies and Gentlemen, come party with Big Blue Brewing for Cinco De Derby! The 144th Kentucky Derby and Cinco De Mayo on the same day and celebrated at the same party! Join us from 4-8pm for all the fun! Ladies wear those fancy hats, gents make sure to look sharp! We’ll have contests for Best Hat, Best Dressed and Contests for wagering on the horses which will be split 50/50 with our winners and Big Blue’s Charity! There will be great music, a red carpet, a photo booth, salsa dancers, cigars in the beer garden! Big Blue will be serving up Mint Juleps, Oaks Lilies and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and specials on Dos Equis and their delicious food! 

Derby de Mayo

Saturday:  Celebrate Derby de Mayo at Woody’s Surfside and help raise money for the new Cape Coral Animal Shelter!  There will be drink specials all day long.  Live music starts at 7 pm with Yard Dog Charlie.  Prizes and giveaways all day.  Watch the Kentucky Derby and enjoy Cinco de Mayo during the patio party.

Kentucky Derby Viewing Event

Saturday:  Come to Point 57 Kitchen & Cocktails from 5 – 8 pm and watch the Kentucky Derby this Saturday. They will have $5 Authentic Mint Juleps and $3 Coronas in honor of Cinco De Mayo. $25 Gift card for the best hat at race time. A free $100 gift card after the race if the exacta comes out 5-7 to every guest at the Bar!!